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Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (European house dust mite, airmid) (ASM190122v2)

Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (European house dust mite, airmid) Assembly and Gene Annotation

About Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus

House dust mites are various species of acariform mites belonging to the family Pyroglyphidae that are found in association with dust in dwellings. They are known for causing allergies.

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Taxonomy ID 6956

(Text from Wikipedia.)

More information General information about this species can be found in Wikipedia


The assembly presented here has been imported from INSDC and is linked to the assembly accession [GCA_001901225.1].

The total length of the assembly is 70778228 bp contained within 1323 scaffolds. The scaffold N50 value is 450436, the scaffold L50 value is 33. Assembly gaps span 2222801 bp. The GC% content of the assembly is 31.0%.


Ensembl Metazoa displaying genes imported from NCBI RefSeq annotation release v100. Small RNA features, protein features, BLAST hits and cross-references have been computed by Ensembl Metazoa.



AssemblyASM190122v2, INSDC Assembly GCA_001901225.2,
Database version112.1
Golden Path Length70,778,228
Genebuild byNCBI
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceMaynooth University

Gene counts

Coding genes11,184
Non coding genes319
Small non coding genes208
Long non coding genes111
Gene transcripts13,306